East Timor 20
East Timor 20 Symposium REFLECTING ON 20 YEARS SINCE THE EAST TIMOR INTERVENTION
UNSW Canberra is marking the 20th anniversary of the INTERFET deployment with a one day conference to be held at Russell Offices in Canberra.
The speakers include former prime minister John Howard, the East Timorese Ambassador to Australia and former refugee, Abel Guterres, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK AC(Mil) CVO MC (Retd), former Queensland Governor and diplomat Penny Wensley and senior ADF personnel and Defence Department staff.
East Timor 20 will explore the enduring significance of the intervention for Australia’s operational preparedness, external relations and defence industry.